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Speech 2: Stuttering and Motor Speech - CSCD5065

Year - 2020

This unit provides the knowledge and skills necessary to conduct clinical assessment and management for child and adult clients with speech motor and motor programming disorders such as stuttering, dysarthria and apraxia. Students will learn to describe, evaluate, conduct and justify interventions for these populations. A focus on case problem solving will be emphasised to achieve integration of theory and practical skills.

2-hr lecture/week and 1-hr tutorial/week for 13 weeks.

In-class practical assessment: adult treatment skills (0% entry level barrier task), in-class practical assessment: pre-school treatment skills (0% entry level barrier task), 2-hour case-based exam (50%), 1 x 1.5-hr short answer case-based exam (50%)

Onslow, M (2016). Stuttering and its treatment: Eleven lectures. Retrieved from Duffy, J. (2012). Motor Speech Disorders. Substrates, Differential Diagnosis, and Management. (3rd Ed) Elsevier. St Louis: Missouri.

Additional information
This unit is a pre-requisite for CSCD5070 Clinic Practice 3

Assumed knowledge
Anatomy and neurology of the speech system including head, neck, nervous system and speech motor control




Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 2 Early

03 Aug 2020

Department/School: Communication Sciences
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Aug 2020
Unit of study level: Fifth Year
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Professor Kirrie Ballard
HECS Band: 2
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